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Public Allies is a social justice organization committed to changing the face and practice of leadership by recruiting and training talented young leaders, with a passion for social impact, to create meaningful change in our community. Our Allies are diverse, equity-centered, innovative problem solvers, dedicated to mobilizing community assets to develop solutions to local challenges. In partnership with nonprofit partners, we deliver our nationally recognized, values-driven, results-led apprenticeship to advance our mission to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it.

Public Allies San Francisco • Silicon Valley is a Bay Area Community Resources, and a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network. Our work is made possible through funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Public Allies San Francisco • Silicon Valley

  • 600 Valley Way, Suite C, Milpitas, CA 95035
  • (408) 586-7633
  • siliconvalleyoffice@publicallies.org

For media inquiries, contact Kordnie Lee (408) 586-7633.

OUR MISSION

To create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it.

WHAT WILL YOU BECOME?

“Public Allies [is] all about promise – finding it, nurturing it, and putting it to use.”

– Former First Lady, Michelle Obama

Core to our values is a belief that we are all on a journey to grow as individuals and as leaders in our community. Where will your journey take you?

Michelle Obama with Public Allies

“PUBLIC ALLIES WAS MY FAVORITE JOB. I MEET ALLIES AND ALUMS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND THEY ARE DOING AMAZING THINGS AND I KNOW THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT,” SHE TOLD THE GROUP. “IT WAS AT PUBLIC ALLIES THAT I FIRST UNDERSTOOD THAT I WOULD ALWAYS BE ‘BECOMING.’”

– Former First Lady Michelle Obama

IN THE NEWS

Former First Lady Michelle Obama meets with community leaders in San Jose ahead of book tour

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is in San Jose for the book tour of her bestselling memoir, “Becoming.”Friday afternoon, she stopped by Seven Trees Community Center to share some words of wisdom with the Silicon Valley San Francisco chapter of Public Allies.

Michelle Obama To Visit Library To Speak With Youth During Book Tour Stop

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will meet with young adults and promote her autobiography during a visit to San Jose on Friday.

Public Allies Launch Media Day at EPA Today

Volunteers with Public Allies, a youth leadership training program, share their passion for civic engagement and community outreach on the April episode of “Talking with Henrietta.”

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